PETA once asked the Pet Shop Boys to consider changing their name to Rescue Shelter Boys.
DNA matching is not as cut and dried as CSI would have us believe. How it is gathered, stored, analyzed, and interpreted often determines its accuracy as evidence.
In 1976, Best Actress winner Louise Fletcher (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) signed her acceptance speech to her deaf parents.
A full on film-oriented Weekend Links in honor of the Oscars tonight. Cinemaphiles rejoice!
The orca that tragically killed Dawn Brancheau at SeaWorld Orlando last month was previously kept at a now-defunct aquarium in British Columbia.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
From long-time link contributor Larry (who has a great blog The Fire Wire), comes a strange and amusing website that creates musical tracks based on URL content.
I've got a quiz for serious gamers over at BoingBoing.net. Let us know how you
To finish out the Quick 10 Oscar posts this week, we have a few facts about some of the Best Picture winners and nominees over the years.
News of Burt Reynolds' recent quintuple bypass surgery reminded me of when my Dad had the same operation back in 1997 at the ripe old age of 73.
TechCrunch reports that YouTube has launched auto-captions for English-language videos.
It seems like just yesterday Andréa Fernandes wandered into our office (virtually, of course) and signed on to an ill-defined internship. But that was 2007.
You probably know Ansel Adams as the man who helped promote the National Park Services' beauty through his magnificent photographs.
Back in the action figure heyday of the 1970s and 80s, Star Wars helped make the little 3 3/4" toys incredibly popular with kids.
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.